EGI Staff & Affiliate Scientist Publication Updates Q2–Q3 2020


EGI Scientists are active researchers, publishing and presenting not only through cost-shared research at EGI, but in peer-reviewed journals, scientific conferences and presentations, and professional organizations.

Waquar Ahmed

Hafiz, Mateen & Hakhoo, Naveen & Bhat, G. & Kanungo, Sudeep & Thusu, Bindra & Craig, Jonathan & Ahmed, Waquar. (2020). Source potential and reservoir characterization of the Cambay Shale, Cambay Basin, India: Implications for tight gas and tight oil resource development. AAPG Bulletin. 104. 1707–1749. 10.1306/03162017174.

Pranay Asai

Panja, Palash & Asai, Pranay & Velasco, Raul & Deo, Milind. (2020). Pre-processing Protocol for Nonlinear Regression of Uneven Spaced-Data. 12. 23-37. 10.32732/jmo.2020.12.1.23.

Ghulam Bhat

Hafiz, Mateen & Hakhoo, Naveen & Bhat, G. & Kanungo, Sudeep & Thusu, Bindra & Craig, Jonathan & Ahmed, Waquar. (2020). Source potential and reservoir characterization of the Cambay Shale, Cambay Basin, India: Implications for tight gas and tight oil resource development. AAPG Bulletin. 104. 1707–1749. 10.1306/03162017174.

Jonathan Craig

Hafiz, Mateen & Hakhoo, Naveen & Bhat, G. & Kanungo, Sudeep & Thusu, Bindra & Craig, Jonathan & Ahmed, Waquar. (2020). Source potential and reservoir characterization of the Cambay Shale, Cambay Basin, India: Implications for tight gas and tight oil resource development. AAPG Bulletin. 104. 1707–1749. 10.1306/03162017174.

Milind Deo

Xia, Yidong & Deo, Milind. (2020). Confinement-mediated phase behavior of hydrocarbon fluids: Insights from Monte Carlo simulations. Langmuir. 10.1021/acs.langmuir.0c00652.

Panja, Palash & Asai, Pranay & Velasco, Raul & Deo, Milind. (2020). Pre-processing Protocol for Nonlinear Regression of Uneven Spaced-Data. 12. 23-37. 10.32732/jmo.2020.12.1.23.

Velasco, Raul & Panja, Palash & Deo, Milind. (2020). Moving Boundary Approach to Forecast Tight Oil Production. AIChE Journal. 10.1002/aic.17012.

Mateen Hafiz

Hafiz, Mateen & Hakhoo, Naveen & Bhat, G. & Kanungo, Sudeep & Thusu, Bindra & Craig, Jonathan & Ahmed, Waquar. (2020). Source potential and reservoir characterization of the Cambay Shale, Cambay Basin, India: Implications for tight gas and tight oil resource development. AAPG Bulletin. 104. 1707–1749. 10.1306/03162017174.

Naveen Hakhoo

Hafiz, Mateen & Hakhoo, Naveen & Bhat, G. & Kanungo, Sudeep & Thusu, Bindra & Craig, Jonathan & Ahmed, Waquar. (2020). Source potential and reservoir characterization of the Cambay Shale, Cambay Basin, India: Implications for tight gas and tight oil resource development. AAPG Bulletin. 104. 1707–1749. 10.1306/03162017174.

Wei Jia

Dai, Zhenxue & Xu, Lulu & Xiao, Ting & Mcpherson, Brian & Zhang, Xiaoying & Zheng, Liange & Dong, Shuning & Yang, Zhijie & Soltanian, Mohamad Reza & Yang, Changbing & Ampomah, William & Jia, Wei & Yin, Shangxian & Xu, Tianfu & Bacon, Diana & Viswanathan, H.. (2020). Reactive chemical transport simulations of geologic carbon sequestration: Methods and applications. Earth-Science Reviews. 208. 103265. 10.1016/j.earscirev.2020.103265.

Shu Jiang

Long, Shengxiang & You, Yuchun & Jiang, Shu & Liu, Guoping & Feng, Qiong & Yang, Gao & Niu, Xiaofang. (2020). Integrated characterization of ultradeep reef-shoal reservoir architecture: A case study of the Upper Permian Changxing Formation in the giant Yuanba gas field, Sichuan Basin, China. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering. 107842. 10.1016/j.petrol.2020.107842.

Zhang, Luchuan & Dianshi, Xiao & Lu, Shuangfang & Jiang, Shu & Chen, Lei & Guo, Tonglou & Wu, Liyuan. (2020). Pore development of the Lower Longmaxi shale in the southeastern Sichuan Basin and its adjacent areas: Insights from lithofacies identification and organic matter. Marine and Petroleum Geology. 104662. 10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2020.104662.

Wang, Qifeng & Jiang, Fujie & Ji, Hancheng & Jiang, Shu & Liu, Xiaohan & Zhao, Zhao & Wu, Yuqi & Xiong, Hang & Li, Yan & Wang, Ze. (2020). Effects of paleosedimentary environment on organic matter enrichment in a saline lacustrine rift basin – A case study of Paleogene source rock in the Dongpu Depression, Bohai Bay Basin. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering. 107658. 10.1016/j.petrol.2020.107658.

Yin, Xiang-Dong & Jiang, Shu & Chen, Shi-Jia & Wu, Peng & Gao, Wei & Gao, Ji-Xian & Shi, Xian. (2020). Impact of rock type on the pore structures and physical properties within a tight sandstone reservoir in the Ordos Basin, NW China. Petroleum Science. 10.1007/s12182-020-00460-y.

Tang, Ling & Song, Yan & Jiang, Shu & Li, Lianxia & Li, Zhuo & Li, Qianwen & Yang, Youdong. (2020). Sealing mechanism of the roof and floor for the Wufeng-Longmaxi shale gas in the southern Sichuan Basin. Energy & Fuels. 34(6):6999-7018.
10.1021/acs.energyfuels.0c00983.

Shi, Xian & Jiang, Shu & Wang, Zhixuan & Bai, Bing & Dianshi, Xiao & Tang, Mingming. (2020). Application of nanoindentation technology for characterizing the mechanical properties of shale before and after supercritical CO2 fluid treatment. Journal of CO2 Utilization. 37. 158-172. 10.1016/j.jcou.2019.11.022.

Sudeep Kanungo

Hafiz, Mateen & Hakhoo, Naveen & Bhat, G. & Kanungo, Sudeep & Thusu, Bindra & Craig, Jonathan & Ahmed, Waquar. (2020). Source potential and reservoir characterization of the Cambay Shale, Cambay Basin, India: Implications for tight gas and tight oil resource development. AAPG Bulletin. 104. 1707–1749. 10.1306/03162017174.

Ray Levey
Vega-Ortiz, C., Richards, B., McLennan, J., Levey, R., Martínez-Romero, N., 2020. Analysis of mineralogy and porosity distribution and on a carbonate mudstone sample of Pimienta Formation in Mexico’s Tampico Misantla Basin. Bol. Asoc. Mex. Geol. Pet. LXII, 34–71.

John McLennan

Panja, Palash & McLennan, John & Green, Sidney. (2020). Influence of Permeability Anisotropy and Layered Heterogeneity on Geothermal Energy Battery Storage. (Preprint)

Vega-Ortiz, C., Richards, B., McLennan, J., Levey, R., Martínez-Romero, N., 2020. Analysis of mineralogy and porosity distribution and on a carbonate mudstone sample of Pimienta Formation in Mexico’s Tampico Misantla Basin. Bol. Asoc. Mex. Geol. Pet. LXII, 34–71.

Brian McPherson

Dai, Zhenxue & Xu, Lulu & Xiao, Ting & Mcpherson, Brian & Zhang, Xiaoying & Zheng, Liange & Dong, Shuning & Yang, Zhijie & Soltanian, Mohamad Reza & Yang, Changbing & Ampomah, William & Jia, Wei & Yin, Shangxian & Xu, Tianfu & Bacon, Diana & Viswanathan, H.. (2020). Reactive chemical transport simulations of geologic carbon sequestration: Methods and applications. Earth-Science Reviews. 208. 103265. 10.1016/j.earscirev.2020.103265.

Joseph Moore

Moore, Joseph. (2020) The Utah FORGE: An International Laboratory for Advancing Enhanced Geothermal Development. AAPG Explorer, August 2020.

Palash Panja

Sorkhabi, Rasoul, and Panja, Palash (2020) Data Analysis of the Permian Basin Welfcamp and Bone Spring Leads to Better Understanding of Production Sweetspots. 2020 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, SPE-201730-MS 7

Panja, Palash & McLennan, John & Green, Sidney. (2020). Influence of Permeability Anisotropy and Layered Heterogeneity on Geothermal Energy Battery Storage. (Preprint)

Panja, Palash. (2020). Operational optimization of absorption column in capturing CO2 from flue gas in coal-fired power plant. Chemical Engineering Communications. 10.1080/00986445.2020.1774375.

Panja, Palash & Asai, Pranay & Velasco, Raul & Deo, Milind. (2020). Pre-processing Protocol for Nonlinear Regression of Uneven Spaced-Data. 12. 23-37. 10.32732/jmo.2020.12.1.23.

Velasco, Raul & Panja, Palash & Deo, Milind. (2020). Moving Boundary Approach to Forecast Tight Oil Production. AIChE Journal. 10.1002/aic.17012.

Bryony Richards

Vega-Ortiz, C., Richards, B., McLennan, J., Levey, R., Martínez-Romero, N., 2020. Analysis of mineralogy and porosity distribution and on a carbonate mudstone sample of Pimienta Formation in Mexico’s Tampico Misantla Basin. Bol. Asoc. Mex. Geol. Pet. LXII, 34–71.

Rasoul Sorkhabi

Sorhabi, Rasoul, (2020) OPEC at 60. AAPG Explorer, September 2020.

Sorkhabi, Rasoul, (2020) Oil Crisis 2020: Prospects for the Near Future. GeoExpro, July 2020

Sorkhabi, Rasoul, (2020) Oil Crisis 2020: Oil Glut and Price Wars in the Great Lockdown Economy. GeoExpro, April 2020

Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2020) Locating sweet spots: Shale petroleum systems. GeoExpro, vol. 17, May 2020, pp. 12-15.

Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2020) Earth’s richest source rocks. AAPG Super Basins 2020, Sugar Land, Texas, 11-13 February 2020

Sorkhabi, Rasoul, and Panja, Palash (2020) Data Analysis of the Permian Basin Wolfcamp and Bone Spring Leads to Better Understanding of Production Sweetspots. 2020 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, SPE-201730-MS 7

Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2020) 2020 crash and the shape of oil to come. The Professional Geologist, vol. 57 no. 3 (July-Sept. 2020), pp. 55-60

Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2020) The oil price crash of 2020: causes, consequences and historical context. Geology Today, vol. 36, no. 4, pp. 141-146.

Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2019) Advice to young petroleum geologists and engineers. First Break, vol. 37, April 2019, pp. 91-93.

Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2019) GeoEducation: Basin classification. GeoExpro, vol. 16, May 2019, pp. 34-38.

Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2019) A Pioneer in petroleum engineering: Sir Thomas Boverton Redwood. GeoExpro, vol. 16, no. 6 (December), pp. 56-58.

Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2019) Shale plays of the Middle East. GeoExpro, vol. 16, no. 5 (October), pp. 30-33.

Sorkhabi, Rasoul
(2019) The Art of teaching geology. The Professional Geologist, vol. 56, no. 4, PP. 42-45.

Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2019) Sir Archibald Geikie: The North American Connections. Geological Society, London, Special Publication 480, pp. 113-138.

Bindra Thusu

Hafiz, Mateen & Hakhoo, Naveen & Bhat, G. & Kanungo, Sudeep & Thusu, Bindra & Craig, Jonathan & Ahmed, Waquar. (2020). Source potential and reservoir characterization of the Cambay Shale, Cambay Basin, India: Implications for tight gas and tight oil resource development. AAPG Bulletin. 104. 1707–1749. 10.1306/03162017174.

Carlos Vega-Ortiz

Vega-Ortiz, C., Richards, B., McLennan, J., Levey, R., Martínez-Romero, N., 2020. Analysis of mineralogy and porosity distribution and on a carbonate mudstone sample of Pimienta Formation in Mexico’s Tampico Misantla Basin. Bol. Asoc. Mex. Geol. Pet. LXII, 34–71.

Raul Velasco

Panja, Palash & Asai, Pranay & Velasco, Raul & Deo, Milind. (2020). Pre-processing Protocol for Nonlinear Regression of Uneven Spaced-Data. 12. 23-37. 10.32732/jmo.2020.12.1.23.

Velasco, Raul & Panja, Palash & Deo, Milind. (2020). Moving Boundary Approach to Forecast Tight Oil Production. AIChE Journal. 10.1002/aic.17012.

Philip Wannamaker

Lautze, Nicole & Ito, Garrett & Thomas, Donald & Frazer, Neil & Martel, Stephen & Hinz, Nicholas & Tachera, Diamond & Hill, Graham & Pierce, Herbert & Wannamaker, Philip & Martin, Thomas. (2020). Play Fairway analysis of geothermal resources across the State of Hawai‘i: 4. Updates with new groundwater chemistry, subsurface stress analysis, and focused geophysical surveys. Geothermics. 86. 101798. 10.1016/j.geothermics.2019.101798.